History: Military & Naval History

  • Culture, Conflict and the Military in Colonial South Asia book cover

    Culture, Conflict and the Military in Colonial South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kaushik Roy, Gavin Rand

    This book offers diverse and original perspectives on South Asia’s imperial military history. Unlike prevailing studies, the chapters in the volume emphasize both the vital role of culture in framing imperial military practice and the multiple cultural effects of colonial military service and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India
    War and Society in South Asia

  • Securing the State: Reforming the National Security Decisionmaking Process at the Civil-Military Nexus book cover

    Securing the State

    Reforming the National Security Decisionmaking Process at the Civil-Military Nexus, 1st Edition

    By Christopher P. Gibson

    Focusing on top civilian and military advisors within the national security establishment, this significant book looks at four case studies with a focus on civil-military relations within the US Department of Defense. It investigates whether balanced approaches produce more effective policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Literary Labyrinths in Franco-Era Barcelona: Narrating Memory and Place book cover

    Literary Labyrinths in Franco-Era Barcelona

    Narrating Memory and Place, 1st Edition

    By Colleen P. Culleton

    Bringing together works by Salvador Espriu, Juan Goytisolo, Mercè Rodoreda, Esther Tusquets, and Juan Marsa that portray memory as a disorienting narrative enterprise, Colleen Culleton argues that the source of this disorientation is the material reality of life in Barcelona in the immediate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • The Durham Papers: Selections from the Papers of Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood Durham G.C.B. (1763-1845) book cover

    The Durham Papers

    Selections from the Papers of Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood Durham G.C.B. (1763-1845), 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilary L. Rubinstein

    Admiral Sir Philip Durham (1763–1845) was one of the most distinguished and colourful officers of the late Georgian Navy. His lucky and sometimes controversial career included surviving the sinking of HMS Royal George in 1782, making the first conquest of the tricolour flag in 1793 and the last in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Limited War in South Asia: From Decolonization to Recent Times book cover

    Limited War in South Asia

    From Decolonization to Recent Times, 1st Edition

    By Scott Gates, Kaushik Roy

    This book examines the origins, courses and consequences of conventional wars in post-colonial South Asia. Although South Asia has experienced large-scale conventional warfare on several occasions since the end of World War II, there is an almost total neglect of analysis of conventional warfare…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Sea Log: Indian Ocean to New York book cover

    Sea Log

    Indian Ocean to New York, 1st Edition

    By May Joseph

    The ocean has always been the harbinger of strangers to new shores. Migrations by sea have transformed modern conceptions of mobility and belonging, disrupting notions of how to write about movement, memory and displaced histories. Sea Log is a memory theater of repressive hauntings based on…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • The Cunningham Papers: The Mediterranean Fleet, 1939-1942 - Selections from Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, OM, KT, GCB, DSO and Two Bars, Vol. 1 book cover

    The Cunningham Papers

    The Mediterranean Fleet, 1939-1942 - Selections from Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, OM, KT, GCB, DSO and Two Bars, Vol. 1, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Simpson

    Following America’s entry into World War Two, there was a necessity for the Royal Navy to strengthen co-operation with the United States Navy. Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham’s brief term as head of the British Admiralty Delegation in Washington was to endear him to the Americans so much so that they…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Defeat of the Enemy Attack upon Shipping, 1939–1945: A Revised Edition of the Naval Staff History book cover

    The Defeat of the Enemy Attack upon Shipping, 1939–1945

    A Revised Edition of the Naval Staff History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric J. Grove

    During the First World War German use of unrestricted submarine warfare, supported by extensive mining and surface raids, very nearly forced Britain out of the war in 1917. The island’s heavy dependence on seaborne supplies was gravely threatened again in 1939, supplemented this time by air attacks…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Underwater Cultural Heritage: Ethical concepts and practical challenges book cover

    Underwater Cultural Heritage

    Ethical concepts and practical challenges, 1st Edition

    By Elena Perez-Alvaro

    Underwater Cultural Heritage investigates cases of underwater cultural heritage, exploring ethical issues that have never been studied before. A vast cultural heritage lies beneath the sea, including the archaeological remains of more than three million vessels, as well as historic monuments and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • The Tomlinson Papers book cover

    The Tomlinson Papers

    1st Edition

    By J.G. Bullocke

    Robert Tomlinson was a protégé and loyal supporter of Sir Edward (later Lord) Hawke. He provided the parliamentary opposition with evidence with which to defend Hawke’s reputation as First Lord after he retired in 1771, and to attack Lord Sandwich. The first part of the volume contains a selection…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge

  • The Naval Miscellany: Volume VII book cover

    The Naval Miscellany

    Volume VII, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Rose

    This seventh volume of Naval Miscellany contains documents which range in date from the late thirteenth century to the Korean War. They illustrate the many different ways in which the naval forces of the crown have served the realm. Topics covered include the role of ships in campaigns against…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Milne Papers: Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alexander Milne 1806-1896, Volume I, 1820-1859 book cover

    The Milne Papers

    Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alexander Milne 1806-1896, Volume I, 1820-1859, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Beeler

    Alexander Milne was the pre-eminent naval administrator of the Victorian Royal Navy, spending eighteen years at the Admiralty between 1847 and 1876, over six of them as First Naval Lord. His administrative career coincided exactly with the greatest technological upheaval in warfare at sea since…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

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